Cuisine: Salad

Baby Spinach Salad with Dates and Almonds

My friend Liz made this wonderful salad for dinner from the Jerusalem cookbook. It's the Baby Spinach Salad with Dates and Almonds recipe that has fried pita bread pieces. The dates add a sweetness to this delicious salad.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yields: 4 - 6 Servings

Cabbage and Carrot Slaw with Walnut-Za’atar Pesto

Cabbage and Carrot Slaw with Walnut-Za’atar Pesto is such a colorful salad, which gets a modern upgrade thanks to a salty-cheesy walnut pesto.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Yields: 8 Servings

Santa Fe Corn Salad

This Santa Fe Corn Salad is easy to throw together and is perfect for a side dish or lunch meal. This summery salad is a crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipe that everyone loves.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings

Quinoa, Sweet Peppers, Arugula & Fig Salad with Orange Muscat Champagne Vinaigrette

While no single food can supply all the essential life sustaining nutrients, quinoa comes as close as any other in the plant or animal kingdom. Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few plant foods that contain all nine essential amino acids. This Quinoa, Sweet Peppers, Arugula & Fig Salad with Orange Muscat Champagne Vinaigrette is a great way to try quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah).

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yields: 4 - 6 Servings

Mozzarella, Orzo, and Snap Pea Salad

When you buy 3 pounds of mozzarella balls, this is one way to start to use them up - Mozzarella, Orzo, and Snap Pea Salad! This salad is fresh tasting and can be made in advance.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 6 Servings

Chicken & Broccoli Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

This Chicken & Broccoli Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing is a great salad to serve on a hot summer's night. I've always loved things you can made ahead.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Yields: 4 - 6 Servings

Israeli Couscous with Chopped Vegetables, Chickpeas, and Artichokes

Israeli couscous" is actually pasta, it's also called pearl couscous. This Israeli Couscous with Chopped Vegetables, Chickpeas, and Artichokes is a perfect dish to bring on a picnic or outdoor concert. I used Trader Joe's Harvest Blend Israeli Couscous.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 4 - 6 Servings

Arugula and Peach Salad with Pistachio Goat’s Cheese Balls

This Arugula and Peach Salad with Pistachio Goat's Cheese Balls is a delicious salad, which could almost pass as a dessert.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings

Potato Salad with Bacon and Capers

When talking potato salads, there two camps, those who love a creamy style and those who prefer a tangy one. This Potato Salad with Bacon and Capers fits into the tangy category and is great for any outdoor party.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Yields: 6 Servings

Southwest Chicken Salad

This Southwestern Chicken Salad is so easy to throw together using a store-bought rotisserie chicken. The dressing is sweet and tangy and made by mixing equal parts ranch dressing with your favorite bbq sauce.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings